52 (Queen’s Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

52 (Queens Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 4/5 (Queen’s Edinburgh) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) (52 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 130 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in March 1942. It was re-constituted as 587 (Queen’s Edinburgh Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

3 Sep 39 4/5th Battalion Royal Scots (52 Searchlight Regiment) Edinburgh, UK
Aug 40 Became 52 (Queen’s Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) Forth defences, UK
Aug 40 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Division Scottish Borders, UK
Mar 42 Became 130 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 405, 406, 407
May 41 405, 406, 407, 531

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45